Debian Bug report logs - #608497
gimp: four buffer overflows

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Package: gimp; Maintainer for gimp is Ari Pollak <>; Source for gimp is src:gimp.

Reported by: "non customers" <>

Date: Fri, 31 Dec 2010 13:39:02 UTC

Severity: important

Tags: fixed-upstream, security

Found in version gimp/2.6.11-1

Fixed in version gimp/2.6.11-2

Done: Ari Pollak <>

Bug is archived. No further changes may be made.

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Bug#608497; Package gimp. (Fri, 31 Dec 2010 13:39:04 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

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From: "non customers" <>
Subject: gimp: four buffer overflows
Date: Fri, 31 Dec 2010 14:35:51 +0100
[Message part 1 (text/plain, inline)]
Subject: gimp: four buffer overflows
Package: gimp
Version: 2.6.11-1
Severity: important
Tags: security

Here is a PoC for four new buffer overflows in GIMP. Compile it 
with open-cobol.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: squeeze/sid
   APT prefers testing
   APT policy: (500, 'testing')
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.32-5-686 (SMP w/1 CPU core)
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages gimp depends on:
ii  gimp-data               2.6.11-1         Data files for GIMP
ii  libaa1                  1.4p5-38         ascii art library
ii  libatk1.0-0             1.30.0-1         The ATK accessibility toolkit
ii  libbabl-0.0-0           0.0.22-1         Dynamic, any to any, pixel format
ii  libc6                   2.11.2-7         Embedded GNU C 
Library: Shared lib
ii  libcairo2               1.8.10-6         The Cairo 2D vector 
graphics libra
ii  libdbus-1-3             1.2.24-4         simple interprocess 
messaging syst
ii  libdbus-glib-1-2        0.88-2.1         simple interprocess 
messaging syst
ii  libexif12               0.6.19-1         library to parse EXIF files
ii  libfontconfig1          2.8.0-2.1        generic font 
configuration library
ii  libfreetype6            2.4.2-2.1        FreeType 2 font 
engine, shared lib
ii  libgegl-0.0-0           0.0.22-2+b1      Generic Graphics Library
ii  libgimp2.0              2.6.11-1         Libraries for the GNU 
Image Manipu
ii  libglib2.0-0            2.24.2-1         The GLib library of C routines
ii  libgtk2.0-0             2.20.1-2         The GTK+ graphical user interface
ii  libhal1                 0.5.14-3         Hardware Abstraction 
Layer - share
ii  libjpeg62               6b1-1            The Independent JPEG Group's JPEG
ii  liblcms1                1.18.dfsg-1.2+b3 Color management library
ii  libmng1                 1.0.10-1+b1      Multiple-image Network 
Graphics li
ii  libpango1.0-0           1.28.3-1         Layout and rendering 
of internatio
ii  libpng12-0              1.2.44-1         PNG library - runtime
ii  libpoppler-glib4        0.12.4-1.2       PDF rendering library (GLib-based
ii  librsvg2-2              2.26.3-1         SAX-based renderer 
library for SVG
ii  libtiff4                3.9.4-5          Tag Image File Format 
(TIFF) libra
ii  libwebkit-1.0-2         1.2.5-2.1        Web content engine 
library for Gtk
ii  libwmf0.2-7      Windows metafile 
conversion librar
ii  libx11-6                2:1.3.3-4        X11 client-side library
ii  libxext6                2:1.1.2-1        X11 miscellaneous 
extension librar
ii  libxfixes3              1:4.0.5-1        X11 miscellaneous 
'fixes' extensio
ii  libxmu6                 2:1.0.5-2        X11 miscellaneous utility library
ii  libxpm4                 1:3.5.8-1        X11 pixmap library
ii  python                  2.6.6-3+squeeze4 interactive high-level 
ii  python-gtk2             2.17.0-4         Python bindings for 
the GTK+ widge
ii  python-support          1.0.10           automated rebuilding 
support for P
ii  zlib1g                  1: compression library - runtime

gimp recommends no packages.

Versions of packages gimp suggests:
ii  ghostscript                 8.71~dfsg2-6 The GPL Ghostscript 
pn  gimp-data-extras            <none>       (no description available)
pn  gimp-help-en | gimp-help    <none>       (no description available)
ii  gvfs-backends               1.6.4-2      userspace virtual 
filesystem - bac
ii  libasound2                  1.0.23-2.1   shared library for 
ALSA applicatio

-- no debconf information

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Set Bug forwarded-to-address to ''. Request was from Ari Pollak <> to (Tue, 01 Feb 2011 02:42:03 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

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Information forwarded to, Ari Pollak <>:
Bug#608497; Package gimp. (Sat, 09 Apr 2011 02:12:08 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Acknowledgement sent to Marc Deslauriers <>:
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Message #16 received at (full text, mbox):

From: Marc Deslauriers <>
To: Debian Bug Tracking System <>
Subject: gimp: Fix from Ubuntu
Date: Fri, 08 Apr 2011 09:42:09 -0400
[Message part 1 (text/plain, inline)]
Package: gimp
Version: 2.6.11-1
Severity: normal
Tags: patch
Usertags: origin-ubuntu natty ubuntu-patch

*** /tmp/tmpJCXJq8
In Ubuntu, the attached patch was applied to achieve the following:

  * SECURITY UPDATE: denial of service and possible code execution via
    malformed plugin configuration files
    - debian/patches/05_CVE-2010-454x.patch: fix format strings in
    - CVE-2010-4540
    - CVE-2010-4541
    - CVE-2010-4542
  * SECURITY UPDATE: denial of service and possible code execution via
    malformed PSP image file
    - debian/patches/06_CVE-2010-4543.patch: fix buffer overflow in
    - CVE-2010-4543

Thanks for considering the patch.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: squeeze/sid
  APT prefers natty-updates
  APT policy: (500, 'natty-updates'), (500, 'natty-security'), (500, 'natty')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.38-8-generic (SMP w/4 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_CA.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_CA.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
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Reply sent to Ari Pollak <>:
You have taken responsibility. (Tue, 12 Apr 2011 23:03:09 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Notification sent to "non customers" <>:
Bug acknowledged by developer. (Tue, 12 Apr 2011 23:03:10 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Message #21 received at (full text, mbox):

From: Ari Pollak <>
Subject: Bug#608497: fixed in gimp 2.6.11-2
Date: Tue, 12 Apr 2011 23:01:28 +0000
Source: gimp
Source-Version: 2.6.11-2

We believe that the bug you reported is fixed in the latest version of
gimp, which is due to be installed in the Debian FTP archive:

  to main/g/gimp/gimp-data_2.6.11-2_all.deb
  to main/g/gimp/gimp-dbg_2.6.11-2_amd64.deb
  to main/g/gimp/gimp_2.6.11-2.debian.tar.gz
  to main/g/gimp/gimp_2.6.11-2.dsc
  to main/g/gimp/gimp_2.6.11-2_amd64.deb
  to main/g/gimp/libgimp2.0-dev_2.6.11-2_amd64.deb
  to main/g/gimp/libgimp2.0-doc_2.6.11-2_all.deb
  to main/g/gimp/libgimp2.0_2.6.11-2_amd64.deb

A summary of the changes between this version and the previous one is

Thank you for reporting the bug, which will now be closed.  If you
have further comments please address them to,
and the maintainer will reopen the bug report if appropriate.

Debian distribution maintenance software
Ari Pollak <> (supplier of updated gimp package)

(This message was generated automatically at their request; if you
believe that there is a problem with it please contact the archive
administrators by mailing

Hash: RIPEMD160

Format: 1.8
Date: Tue, 12 Apr 2011 19:04:28 -0400
Source: gimp
Binary: libgimp2.0 gimp gimp-data libgimp2.0-dev libgimp2.0-doc gimp-dbg
Architecture: source all amd64
Version: 2.6.11-2
Distribution: unstable
Urgency: high
Maintainer: Ari Pollak <>
Changed-By: Ari Pollak <>
 gimp       - The GNU Image Manipulation Program
 gimp-data  - Data files for GIMP
 gimp-dbg   - Debugging symbols for GIMP
 libgimp2.0 - Libraries for the GNU Image Manipulation Program
 libgimp2.0-dev - Headers and other files for compiling plugins for GIMP
 libgimp2.0-doc - Developers' Documentation for the GIMP library
Closes: 600226 608497 613201 621230
 gimp (2.6.11-2) unstable; urgency=high
   * Fix security issues when reading plugin configuration files and PSP files
     (CVE-2010-4540, CVE-2010-4541, CVE-2010-4542, CVE-2010-4543)
     (Closes: #608497)
     - patches imported from Ubuntu
   * Drop libgimp2.0's recommendation on gimp (Closes: #600226)
   * remove .la files, even from python modules (Closes: #621230)
   * Remove HAL support (Closes: #613201)
   * 07_binutils-gold.patch:
     - Allow package to build with binutils-gold
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Version: GnuPG v1.4.11 (GNU/Linux)


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